Fall Color Report for October 19, 2018

October 19, 2018 0 Comments
Fall Color Report for October 19, 2018

Here’s the fall color report! Past peak conditions continue to sneak south and east across Minnesota! Enjoy the fall color while it lasts!

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Fall Color Report 10-18-2018

October 18, 2018 0 Comments
Fall Color Report 10-18-2018

Here’s the latest fall color report from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources! The trees are changing fast!

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Fall Color Report 10-12-2018

October 12, 2018 0 Comments
Fall Color Report 10-12-2018

For those looking to get out and enjoy the fall color, here’s the report from the Minnesota DNR as of 10-12-2018! Enjoy the weekend!

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Heavy Rainfall September 4th & 5th, 2018

September 9, 2018 0 Comments
Heavy Rainfall September 4th & 5th, 2018

Several rounds of heavy rainfall soaked southeast Minnesota between the morning of September 4th and the 5th. This lead to flooding of area roads in the Rochester area and pushed area rivers to near flood stage. Despite seeing 3 to 7 inches of rain in places across Rochester, the flood protection around town helped to […]

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Wabasha County Tornadoes 5-17-2017

May 18, 2017 0 Comments
Wabasha County Tornadoes 5-17-2017

2 tornadoes struck southern Wabasha County on May 17th. According to the National Weather Service in La Crosse, who conducted the storm survey determined that both tornadoes were weak, EF-0 tornadoes with estimated wind speeds of 65 mph. The 1st tornado touched down briefly in Plainview around 4:30PM causing minor damage in town to buildings […]

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Wet Start to 2017

April 6, 2017 0 Comments
Wet Start to 2017

It sure seemed like the month of March and the first couple days of April featured enough wet weather and very little sunshine here across southern Minnesota and northern Iowa. That wasn’t just a feeling, the numbers back up the fact that 2017 has been very wet so far across portions of the Upper Midwest. […]

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Astronomical Winter Summary

March 21, 2017 0 Comments

While most official climate records are organized by meteorological seasons such as “meteorological winter, meteorological spring, etc., some data is still categorized by astronomical seasons. This is keeping data between an equinox and the ensuing solstice, or vice versa. Here’s  look at Rochester’s data from winter 2016-17 compliments of the National Weather Service in La […]

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Monday Snowfall Totals

March 13, 2017 0 Comments

The storm system that felt like a March version of a mid winter clipper system has moved out, leaving behind bright, cold sunshine and a fresh coating of fluffy snow across the entire viewing area. Snowfall totals ranged from a few inches in the north to nearly a feet in the southern part of our […]

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Upcoming Storm Spotter Training Classes

March 10, 2017 0 Comments

The La Crosse National Weather Service will be around southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa through April offering Storm Spotter training classes. These classes are free and last about 2 hours. Please check out the La Crosse National Weather Service for more information for online classes. Date Time County City Place March 16 6:30 p.m. Wabasha […]

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March 6th Storms

March 7, 2017 0 Comments
March 6th Storms

Quite an intense line of thunderstorms developed along a potent cold front Monday evening and our early March Monday felt and looked more like a May severe weather event. The high temperatures in Rochester was 63, just four degrees from a record for the date, but the rainfall total did end up a record for […]

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